The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Francis of Rome R.C. Church
2119 Payne
Louisville, Kentucky

OHS Database ID 369.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 145, 1993-07-22.

Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 4, 2015.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action.

Two manuals. 23 stops. 21 ranks.


  • Status Note: There 1993. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • From St. Mary's (Immaculate Conception) R. C., Louisville, KY. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from David C. Schroth, Jr.. (Database Manager. December 4, 2015)
  • Updated through online information from David C. Schroth, Jr..
    Most cone-tuned pipes have been converted to slide tuners by former service technician. Pedal Chests relocated to rear of organ and stop and key action altered to acommodate by former service technician. Original Great Trumpet missing. Extant trumpet (also not original) was replaced with new Trumpet by former service technician. (Database Manager. December 4, 2015)

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Organ Case. Photograph by David C. Schroth, Jr. 2015-11-25
Historic City Plaque. Photograph by David C. Schroth, Jr. 2015-11-25
Keydesk. Photograph by David C. Schroth, Jr. 2015-11-25

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  • From Louisville AGO website
    St. Frances of Rome, Louisville, KY
    1889 Louis Van Dinter organ
    16' Bourdon
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Melodia
    8' Gamba
    8' Dolce         (a)
    4' Principal
    4' Flute Harmonique
    2-2/3' Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    8' Trumpet
    8' Stopped Diapason
    8' Unison Bass
    8' Salicional
    8' Keraulophon
    8' Dulciana      (b)
    4' Waldflute
    4' Flute a Chiminee
    4' Violin
    2' Piccolo
    8' Oboe & Bassoon
    16' Sub Bass
    8' Violoncello
    (a) Currently tuned as celeste to Melodia
    (b) Currently tuned as celeste to Salicional
     [Received from Connor Annable 2011-10-31.]
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